Trans Resilience Week 2017

Trans Week of Resilience 2017

Organized by the Friends Center with co-sponsors the Counseling Center, Art Department, and Multicultural Education Department (MED).

Monday, November 13

(Trans) Gender Radicals in the Bible: The Ethiopian Eunuch in Acts 81e39a17c71bde2ed26e9a26a32af6455--acts--black-art

Greenleaf Coffee Co-op (Milner Hall, Lower Level), 5:00pm – 6:30pm

This isn’t your usual “bible study”! Using a queer theology lens, Interfaith Community Coordinator Asher Kolieboi (he/him/his) will discuss the literary and theological significance of the Ethiopian Treasurer in Acts 8, a (trans)gender radical and first converted to Christianity in the New Testament.

Tuesday, November 14

Transgender Faith and Resilience Panel

Greenleaf Coffee Co-op (Milner Hall, Lower Level), 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Join community activists, faith leaders, and Guilford College students for an interfaith panel about the role of religion as a tool for resilience and hope in the face of adversity and violence.  Panelists will discuss how they have used faith to build resilience,  and respond to anti-transgender oppression.
Continue reading “Trans Resilience Week 2017”